Gunfight starts between army, militants in forest area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla

Following specific information about militants, the army started a cordon and search operation.
The hiding militants fired at the condoling forces triggering the encounter.(PTI file photo)
The hiding militants fired at the condoling forces triggering the encounter.(PTI file photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2018 01:21 PM IST
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Srinagar | ByIndo Asian News Service

A gunfight started on Wednesday between the army and the militants in the forest area of Rafiabad in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said.

Following specific information about militants, the army started a cordon and search operation. The hiding militants fired at the condoling forces triggering the encounter, a police source said.

The encounter is going on, the source said, adding that these militants could have infiltrated into the hinterland from across the Line of Control (LoC).

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